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2013-09-23 16:21:31

Study by Power Consulting reveals mining giant's report intentionally ignored harmful costs and assumed only benefits from the mine. SAN CARLOS, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe released a study today prepared by Power Consulting, Inc. establishing that the proposed Resolution Copper mine will produce dramatically fewer jobs and less revenue for the local communities and the State than previously reported. The study was conducted by...

2013-07-10 16:21:38

Ceremony celebrates completion of $245 million redevelopment project GREAT FALLS, Mont., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana officially dedicated a new 60-megawatt powerhouse Wednesday (7/10) at its Rainbow Dam hydroelectric facility near Great Falls. The ceremony, which drew a host of state and local officials, celebrated completion of a $245 million redevelopment project. The new facility replaces a century-old powerhouse and boosts Rainbow's generating capacity by 70...

2012-09-19 14:20:45

BILLINGS, Mont., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of pending Environmental Protection Agency regulations combined with economic factors have resulted in a decision announced Wednesday (9/19) by PPL Montana to place the J.E. Corette power plant in Billings into long-term reserve status beginning in April 2015. "Our detailed analysis has shown that to meet the emission reductions required by EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, we would need to invest $38 million in the Corette...

2012-09-14 23:01:53

In The Event sponsors the 4th annual Art Meets Fashion event held at Red Butte Garden Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Salt Lake City based event design company, In The Event sponsored the 4th annual Art Meets Fashion event held on Saturday September 8th, 2012 at Red Butte Garden. AMF is a Utah event produced by the owners of (a)perture marketing and is designed to showcase Utah based fashion and art in support of local causes. In The Event provided all event decor including...

2012-06-14 06:23:05

DENVER, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the daylight gets longer and spring turns into a warm summer, Colorado is bustling with events and festivals all season long. From sampling juicy peaches to a weekend of rock and roll, summer fun is abundant throughout the state. Below are the top 12 summer events of 2012. To view the full release visit: http://ow.ly/bzSTb, and for more information visit www.COLORADO.com. Eats and Drinks Aspen FOOD & WINE Classic (June 15-17)...

2012-06-11 22:20:21

DENVER, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESRI), a Delaware corporation ("ESRI" or, the "Company"), announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company will post its current Corporate Presentation on its website www.easternresourcesinc.com, this week. The Corporate Presentation details the history and development of the Company's Golden Dream Mine, the Montana Tunnels Mine, and the Diamond Hill Mine. Through a reverse triangular merger...

2011-09-19 08:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuffnell Ltd. (Tuffnell or "the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: TUFF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Coale has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and to the Board of Directors. Mr. Coale graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with his Met.E. in 1963, the University of the Witwatersrand with his MSc. (Metallurgical Engineering) in 1971, and the University of Minnesota with his MBA in 1982. He has been directly employed in...

2011-07-05 09:53:00

LONDON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuffnell Ltd. (Tuffnell or "the Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: TUFF) is pleased to announce that it has initiated Phase III drilling at the Little Butte Project in western Arizona. Drilling of three fences of east-west angle holes across a north-south trending geophysical target will test the continuity of gold/copper mineralization and the relationship of it to the anomaly. The drilling program will consist of approximately 5,000 feet of Reverse...

2011-06-29 14:46:00

Butte College, a Longtime Leader in Sustainability, Marks Historic 'Grid Positive' Achievement OROVILLE, Calif., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Butte College in California this week becomes the first college in the history of the United States to go 'grid positive,' meaning that it will generate more electricity from its solar arrays than it consumes and will deliver power back to the electric grid. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090915/DC76535) Butte College,...

2011-06-21 14:36:00

In the news release, U.S. Supreme Court Accepts PPL Montana Streambed Case, issued June 20, 2011, by PPL Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the third paragraph, second sentence, the number regarding the loss accrual related to this issue should read "a total loss accrual of $78 million at March 31, 2011" rather than "a charge of $56 million" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. Supreme Court Accepts PPL Montana...